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S+L BLOG: Inside the Synod〈uage=



Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily during the closing mass of the Synod and the beatification of Pope Paul VI on Oct. 19, 2014. ...read more
The Synod Fathers released a short pastoral letter at the conclusion of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishop on the Family on Sunday, October 19, 2014. We, Synod Fathers, gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families of the different continents and in particular ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with lay couple Jeff and Alice Heinzen from the Office of Marriage and Family Life and Natural Family Planning in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA. Jeff and Alice share their hope and vision for renewing family life. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke w/ Archbishop John Dew of Wellington, New Zealand. Archbishop Dew shares the message he brings to #synod14. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Bishop Warnakulasurya V. Mendis of Chilaw, Sri Lanka. Bishop Mendis offers his thoughts on #synod14 and addresses the issue of remarried and divorced Catholics. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo of Jakarta, Indonesia. Archbishop Hardjoatmodjo comments on his thoughts of #synod14 and addresses challenges he faces in his archdiocese. ...read more
The S+L team in Rome spoke with Archbishop John Hung Shan-Chuan, SVD of Taipei. Archbishop Hung addresses the challenges the church in Taipei faces and comments on married life in Taiwan. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, USA. Archbishop Kurtz comments on the lay members of the synod and addresses his plan once he returns from #synod14. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, superior general of the Society of Jesus. Fr. Nicholás comments on the historical context of the synod along with the changes in attitude happening during #synod14. ...read more
The Salt + Light team in Rome spoke with Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria. Archbishop Kaigama describes the development of the synod during week 2 and discusses the problem of polygamy in Africa. ...read more